MSH Branding & Communications

MSH Branding & Communications is a full-service public relations agency. We work with emerging brands looking to take the next step in their business and legacy brands who need reviving in the fashion, lifestyle, luxury and shelter spaces. We combine years of expertise with both big box retailers and start up companies with strategic PR plans, influencer marketing and social media services for any stage of your business. With an honest approach to rebuilding your brand, we work to drive consumer awareness in an ever-changing media landscape.
Melanie Holland

Melanie Seymour Holland has a twenty-year track record of delivering success for numerous clients. Her agency, MSH & PARTNERS, specializes in launching emerging companies and reviving established brands through effective and proven strategies reaching target consumers in the retail, beauty, fashion, lifestyle and shelter industries.

For more than a decade, Melanie served as National Special Events Director at Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as Executive Vice President and Vice President of two New York City based lifestyle and fashion PR firms – C&M MEDIA and LOVING & CO. She is well versed in the world of public relations and communications and her knowledge and understanding of current media needs, as well as customer engagement, allows her to become a trusted business partner and story-teller.

Melanie is a consultant for business development and retail growth, and counsels clients on awareness opportunities including trade shows, charity partners and event sponsorships, for which she and her team provide full support. Services include crafting and implementing store openings, launch parties, fashion presentations and press previews.

As the need for access to the U.S. consumer increases, Melanie’s record of achievements have been well received and in demand with U.S and international clients. She has been instrumental in introducing brands from Italy, Singapore, China, Norway, Mexico, Uzbekistan, Sweden and South Africa to the U.S. market.

Melanie becomes personally invested in her clients’ goals and spends significant time devoted to the causes she cares about. She has served as Vice President of the board of directors for The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and for six years was on the board of directors of the Parent-Child Home Program – an early-literacy organization.

Kori Mallet

Kori Mallett has over twelve years of PR experience generating editorial features for her clients in influential media outlets including Vogue, WWD, InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire, W, The Today Show, E! News and many more.

Through her relationships with key influencers Kori has implemented fruitful public relations plans and garnered a surge of awareness and increased sales for her clients. She has worked with top celebrity stylists to place her clients on Eva Longoria, Rihanna, Mandy Moore, Emma Roberts, Emma Watson, Hillary Duff, Fergie, Olivia Wilde, Ashley Tisdale, Anjelica Houston, Christina Aguilera and Kate Beckinsale among others.

Kori gained broadcast and print media experience early in her career at WPDE-TV, Cosmopolitan Magazine, VH-1 and Brand Building PR, and spent several years at NYC PR agencies Loving + Company and Nike Communications where she held senior executive roles. She has worked with fashion, accessory, beauty and home clients including Kwiat, Almay, Mary Kay, J.C. Penney, Simon Malls and Esprit.

Kori then held PR Director titles at Ben-Amun and Elaine Turner where she oversaw national PR plans via influencer and celebrity placements, brand partnerships and social media. She has managed successful store openings, website launches, press presentations and retail consumer facing events.

As a partner at MSH, Kori creates strategies for introducing emerging designers and products to the media through editor and influencer events, press placements and social media consultation.